Brother MFC-J6530DW – everything you need to know

Brother MFC-J6530DW


If you are looking for a complete A3 design, then Brother MFC-J6530DW is going to be your ideal choice. Brother has played a pioneering role in facilitating the market with the latest inkjets offering up to A3 single sheet print. Before Brother MFC-J6530DW, there wasn’t a device dedicated to a duplex A3 print. You could a single A3 print from other devices but if your requirement is A3 printing then MFC-J6530DW can provide efficient results at relatively fast print speed.

Design and Features:

MFC-J6530DW is a perfect choice for your small office with of 50-sheets feeder and a 68mm touch screen. If you are new to touch screens on the printer then you will get a spongy feeling but the touchscreen does its job effectively. You can connect the device with the internet using Wi-Fi or Ethernet cable. Once connected you can access the files from Dropbox or Gmail that you want to print. Along with the downloads, you can upload the scanned files to Dropbox as well making it easier for you to access the file later on. Right under the control panel, you can see a single paper tray with a capacity of 250 sheets of A3 and A4. If you are using the printer for A3 printing, then the paper tray will protrude from the front panel. You can also handle photo blanks through the same tray so you don’t have to reload the tray again and again.

If you want to print the documents through USB, you can plug in the USB in the port a little left to the control panel. On the right side of the control panel, you will find the cover to four ink cartridges. You can easily access the cartridges can do the maintenance swiftly. With USB, Ethernet, handset links, all the wires can increase the size as all the fires had to be fed in the machine’s internals. To avoid the jumbling cables, you can always connect Brother MFC-J6530DW with the Wi-Fi using Android or iOS applications.

Monetary Value:

MFC-J6530DW is one of the best A3 printers in the market at a reasonable price. Other A3 printers are too costly and MFC-J6530DW matches the quality and features of any costly A3 printers out there. The running cost of MFC-J6530DW is comparable to many laserjet printers. Inkjets are not known for their cheap running cost but MFC-J6530DW can be pocket friendly. If you are using an OEM cartridge, you will be paying to be a little higher (0.128 dollars) as compared to a compatible cartridge (0.095 dollars).


If you want a multi-purpose A3 printer with the ability to scan and copy, then MFC-J6530DW is the ideal choice. With the low price fluctuating between 230 dollars to 320 dollars depending on your ability to negotiate and shop sensibly. Although the machine is laced with amazing features if you want to nitpick the cons then MFC-J6530DW has two shortcomings. One is a drop in printing quality with variable graphics and a lack of a duplex scanner. Apart from these, the machine is a beast and pocket friendly as well.

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